Saanich Core real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Saanich Core is exemplified by its calm environment. The noise levels in this part of the municipality are low, as the streets are usually tranquil. Finally, green spaces are especially well-located and there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in, making it very easy to get to them.
This area provides homeowners with several alternative modes of transportation. Saanich Core features a good public transit infrastructure. More specifically, the neighbourhood is linked by around 30 bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby. The car is very often the best way to navigate Saanich Core. It is a rather short car ride to the closest highway from any location in this area, and coming across a parking spot is easy. Physically active people will be pleased with the reasonably pedestrian-friendly character of this part of Saanich; carrying out daily needs is convenient by walking, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well.
Roughly 70% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Saanich Core, whereas the rest are mainly townhouses. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of one bedroom and two bedroom homes. Roughly 55% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters and the remainder are occupied by owners. Around one third of homes in this part of Saanich were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
It is a rather short walk to access primary schools and daycares from any location in Saanich Core. On the other hand, there are no high schools in Saanich Core. Regarding eating, it is very often feasible for home buyers in this neighbourhood to shop for their groceries by walking. Moreover, there is usually a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. It is also very easy to reach a selection of clothing stores on foot.